Korg MS-10

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The MS-10 is a cool & classic analog synth known for its great bass and percussive sounds. It was released by Korg in 1978 as an entry-level, simple monophonic single-VCO analog synthesizer. With the authentic look of a mini-modular its single VCO is patchable using standard 1/4 inch patch cords to the VCF and VCA. It really is a powerful little mono-synth with plenty of knobs and a compact 32-note keyboard. It is CV/Gate controllable. A very cool feature is its external input to filter which allows you to filter external sound sources! Following the MS-10 came the double-oscillator version, the MS-20. The MS-10 is used by The Orb, SkyLab, the Chemical Brothers, Astral Projection, Autechre, Juan Atkins, Underworld, Sneaker Pimps, Luke Vibert, JunkieXL, and Add N to (X).

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distanceresearch
December 6, 2012 @ 12:50 pm
This was my first analog synth, I have gigged with it for over 15 years. Never had a single problem, no scratchy pots nothing. I love it for it's simplicity and amazing sounds! Great introduction to analog synths machine.
Simone V.
September 24, 2012 @ 1:40 pm
http://www.mercatinomusicale.com/mm/a_korg-ms10-ms-10-moog-yamaha-access-elektro n-roland_id2692237.html
AutonomY
September 3, 2012 @ 5:55 am
I still love this synth and still use it.
www.autonomy-music.com
pete
August 29, 2012 @ 4:11 pm
just pluged my ms10 in after 10 years of no use and it still works, good or what.
nicolo
July 18, 2012 @ 2:47 pm
actually you can hear the difference between the ms-10 and the soft simulation pretty easily and especially in a mix you can hear how the analog one stands sharply even at low levels where the the soft kinda disappears. It is not a matter of toys or pro gear, but analog is better !
 
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  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - Monophonic
  • Oscillators - 1 VCO with mixable white/pink noise generator
  • LFO - One LFO w/ multiple waveforms
  • Filter - One lowpass VCF
  • VCA - ADSR with Hold
  • Keyboard - 32 keys
  • Arpeg/Seq - None
  • Control - CV/GATE
  • Date Produced - 1978
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  • Images from Korg product brochure and Tone Tweakers.

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